Fire & rescue services

In July 2017, HMICFRS extended its remit to include inspections of England’s fire & rescue service. We will assess and report on the efficiency, effectiveness and leadership of the 45 fire & rescue services in England.

Choose your area on the map below to find out more about your local service. Reports, news and other information about each fire & rescue service will be added as soon as they are published.

Find your fire & rescue service

Fire & Rescue Services Regions

Eastern

Her Majesty's Inspector for Fire & Rescue Services for the Eastern Region is: Zoë Billingham

  • Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Essex County Fire and Rescue Service
  • Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Kent Fire and Rescue Service
  • Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service
  • Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service

London and South Central

Her Majesty's Inspector for Fire & Rescue Services for the London and South Central Region is: Matt Parr

  • Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service
  • London Fire Brigade
  • Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Northern

Her Majesty's Inspector for Fire & Rescue Services for the Northern Region is: Mike Cunningham

  • Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Cleveland Fire Brigade
  • Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service
  • County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service
  • Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
  • Humberside Fire and Rescue Service
  • Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service
  • North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service
  • South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service
  • West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

South Eastern

Her Majesty's Inspector for Fire & Rescue Services for the South Eastern Region is: Dru Sharpling

  • East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
  • Surrey Fire and Rescue Service
  • West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

Western

Her Majesty's Inspector for Fire & Rescue Services for the Western Region is: Wendy Williams

  • Avon Fire and Rescue Service
  • Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service
  • Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service
  • Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
  • Isles of Scilly Fire and Rescue Service
  • Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service